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If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?

If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?

Not necessarily: He will need to be examined and the blister cultured for a positive diagnosis. If you don't know you have herpes and you have no symptoms, it is less likely that he would acquire herpes virus from you. Also, it generally takes about a week after sexual contact to have herpes lesion appear. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Treating Blisters (Checklist)

Pop the blister
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Drain the fluid out
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Leave the "roof" intact
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Cover with antibiotic ointment and dry bandage
Daily
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What are the symptoms of genital herpes between blister outbreaks?

What are the symptoms of genital herpes between blister outbreaks?

NONE: But we know that the virus is present occasionally between attacks. Thus you may be contagious when there are no symptoms. In fact most transmission occurs from a person who does not know she carries the virus or from a known infected person during a time with no symptoms. Antiviral meds reduce the risk of infecting another person but are not 100% effective. ...Read more

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Can syphilis cause genital blisters?

Can syphilis cause genital blisters?

Usually not: The sexually transmitted disease that usually shows as blisters is herpes. Syphilis usually causes an ulcer, gonorrhea causes a discharge/painful urination. However, all STD"s can be silent and have no symptoms. All can have various presentations. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for all of them and for pregnancy. STD's run in bad company, and you can get more than 1 at a time. ...Read more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid multiple partners
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Is Domeboro useful for treatment of genital herpes blisters?

Symptoms: It may help with easing the pain or itching but will not treat the herpes. You need anti-viral medication for that. ...Read more

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If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?

Not necessarily: He will need to be examined and the blister cultured for a positive diagnosis. If you don't know you have herpes and you have no symptoms, it is less likely that he would acquire herpes virus from you. Also, it generally takes about a week after sexual contact to have herpes lesion appear. ...Read more

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Living with Genital Herpes (Checklist)

Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of outbreaks
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
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Avoid oral sex when you have fever blisters
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Can syphilis cause genital blisters?

Usually not: The sexually transmitted disease that usually shows as blisters is herpes. Syphilis usually causes an ulcer, gonorrhea causes a discharge/painful urination. However, all STD"s can be silent and have no symptoms. All can have various presentations. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for all of them and for pregnancy. STD's run in bad company, and you can get more than 1 at a time. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful genital blisters?

What is the definition or description of: Painful genital blisters?

It could be...: ...defined as some tiny transparent cysts of variable diameters usually with tender/painful reddish base, which is commonly related with herpetic skin infection or drug eruption, and is surely advised to be timely evaluated so to identify its potential cause for right reasonable care. ...Read more

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What other symptoms common to hsv1 vs hsv2 besides genital blisters? How can you tell difference between these viruses? How's the transmission done?

What other symptoms common to hsv1 vs hsv2 besides genital blisters? How can you tell difference between these viruses? How's the transmission done?

HSV: Hsv1 is generally oral infection only and hsv2 is generally genital. They are passed with bodily fluid contact. Hsv1 and 2 can be passed with oral sex. A test by your doctor can tell if it is type 1 or 2. Practice safe sex always. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes blisters always break open?

Does genital herpes blisters always break open?

Yes: Genital herpes usually causes blisters on the vulva (around the vaginal opening).They will break open & form ulcers.Usually the infection goes to the uterine cervix(neck of the womb)causing cervicitis. Sometimes infection goes to the urethra(urine channel) causing urethitis with painful urination. ...Read more

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What happens if i pop a genital herpes blister?

Herpes: If you discover that you have a fever blister, do not pop it. It is highly contagious and is easily spread through touch, especially kissing. Do not share utensils, glasses, food. Throw away your toothbrush, wash sheets and clothes and frequently wash your hands. Fever blisters can be spread to other parts of the body as well, so try to avoid contact until the blister is gone. ...Read more

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How can I stop the pain of genital herpes blisters?

Topical anesthetic: I would try some topical anesthetics like Lidocaine gels or topical anti inflammatory medications like diclofenac gel. Feel better. ...Read more

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Why is some genital herpes blisters painful and some are not?

Why is some genital herpes blisters painful and some are not?

Skin nerves: The blisters hurt because they expose some of the tiny nerves in the skin. Some areas of the skin has more, or less, nerves than others. Also, some blisters have different depths than others. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more